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Arte Gladiatoria Dimicandi: 15th Century Swordsmanship of Master Fillipo Vadi
by Fillipo Vadi
For the first time, a color fascimile and translation will be available from this important 15th century master of late Italian Medieval swordsmanship. Master Fillipo Vadi's work, previously overlooked and underestimated by fencing scholars, presents the student of historical swordsmanship or of miltiary history a fresh, stunningly ...
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Bob Burns :: * RECOMMENDED *
A wonderful translation with original treatise text all translated into English with original color illustrations of combt from daggers to polearms of many types.
Updated Jun 30, 2011
Bill Grandy :: * RECOMMENDED *
This beautiful edition of Master Fillipo Vadi's comprehensive fencing treatise is a fantastic resource for those studying period longsword fighting. The volume reproduces the original treatise in full beautiful color, and Mele and Porzio have done a wonderful translation. The background information is quite helpful, and gives new life to this previously overlooked work.
Updated Dec 13, 2005 :: 1 of 1 members found this review helpful